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The Popular Policeman and Other Cases

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ISBN: 9789053567708 Year: Pages: 288 DOI: 10.5117/9789053567708 Language: Undetermined
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Subject: Law --- Psychology
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In this compelling title, two distinguished scholars share their experiences as expert witnesses in cases ranging from eyewitness testimony, person identification and recovered memories, to false confessions, collaborative storytelling and causal attribution, in the context of various interrogation techniques and their ability to deliver reliable results. Each chapter describes in lucid, entertaining prose a representative case in the context of scholarly literature to date, showing how psychological expertise has been (and can be) used in a legal setting. The cases include petty and serious crime, from illegal gambling, infringed trademarks and risqué courtship behaviour, to honour killing and death on the climbing wall. The authors' findings and recommendations apply to legal systems worldwide. There is no other English-language textbook covering a similarly wide range of offences, and this volume will fill a gap in the existing literature and demonstrate how psychological expertise can be used in a much larger area than is often realised.

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law --- psychology --- psychologie --- recht

Quitter ses parents

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ISBN: 9782753501454 9782753538184 Year: Language: French
Publisher: Presses universitaires de Rennes
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License: OpenEdition licence for Books

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Adolescents ? Jeunes adultes ? Les jeunes s’attardent de plus en plus chez leurs parents. Certains n’ont pas les moyens d’en partir, mais d’autres préfèrent rester dans le cocon familial : comme « Tanguy », ils s’y sentent bien et ne voient pas pourquoi ils le quitteraient. Quant aux parents, soit ils ne savent plus comment les « pousser » en dehors de la maison, soit ils les y « retiennent » : en fait, il semblerait que leur attitude diffère selon les pays. Comme diffèrent les processus de c...

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